Splunk Groupby: Examples with Stats

20 Feb 2021   Examples on how to do aggregate operations on Splunk using the stats and timechart commands.

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Python Datetime with Timezones: Examples and Reference

03 Jan 2021   Examples on how to work with datetimes and timezones, using the standard python library, datetime.

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Splunk Examples: Timecharts

19 Dec 2020   Examples and reference for common configurations and use cases for the splunk timechart directive

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Suppressing, Ignoring Warnings in Python: Reference and Examples

11 Nov 2020   Examples on how to suppress warnings in python code, when needed. Can be used in standalone scripts, structured systems and/or jupyter notebooks.

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Pull-Requests: Best Practices and Lessons Learned

12 Oct 2020   Some tips and lessons learned on creating useful and pleasant PRs that are easy to review. Also some best practices on interacting with reviewers and peers in general.

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On Rolling out Backwards-Compatible Software Upgrades

10 Oct 2020   Thoughts on how to deal with problems that arise from legacy systems that have grown too much;

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Pandas Dataframes: Apply Examples

26 Sep 2020   Examples on how to use pandas apply, on columns, dataframes, etc, with best practices and warnings about performance.

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Python: Working with Paths & the Filesystem

26 Sep 2020   Several examples on how to work with paths and files in python, convert from relative to aboslute paths, check if a path points to a valid file, etc.

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11 Types of Data Products, with Examples

22 Sep 2020   Here is a list of data products you can build using various types of data science methods. Includes use cases and main techniques for each.

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Paper Summary: Improving Language Understanding by Generative Pre-Training

11 Sep 2020   Summary of the 2018 article "Improving Language Understanding by Generative Pre-Training" by Radford et al.

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